News for 18 Nov 2008
18.11.2008 Milinkevich's office searched
On November 18 property was distrained in the headquarters of Aliaksandar Milinkevich, the leader of the movement “For Freedom”. Officers of the court distrained everything: computers, office equipment, furniture and even things presented to the politician. Answering protests of oppositionists, officers of the court called in policemen. In fact a search is taking place in the headquarters. Leaders of “For Freedom” movement link this fact with “continuation of repressions against oppositionists in Belarus”.
18.11.2008 Corrupted judges remain at their posts. Yesman to try political prisoner
Judges, accused by Lukashenka in corruption, continue to work; one of them, Yesman, will try political prisoner Aliaksandar Barazenka.
18.11.2008 “Young Front” activist faces trial for solidarity rally
Leader of Pinsk branch of the “Young Front” Ales Liubianchuk faces trial for a recent rally in support of the political prisoner Aliaksandar Barazenka.
18.11.2008 Wife of opposition politician called to KGB
On November 14, Nasta Chernik-Rymasheuskaya, wife of the co-chairman of the organising committee for creation of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Vital Rymasheuski, was called to the KGB for giving evidence.
18.11.2008 Opposition member Dzianis Sadouski searched on border
Dzianis Sadouski, executive secretary of the Organising committee for creation of the Belarusian Christian Democracy party, was detained when crossing the Belarusian-Polish border last weekend.